Psychosocial functioning does not necessarily improve concurrently with depressive symptoms in patients with major depressive disorder being treated with electroconvulsive therapy.
Despite the clear role of culture in suicidal behavior, it is often neglected by clinicians.
“The clinician’s role is to understand the nature, magnitude, intensity, and frequency of that pain.”
When physicians prescribed antidepressants for insomnia and pain, they often prescribed antidepressants off-label.
Odds of a suicide attempt were higher in arthritis patients experiencing chronic pain.